Unique Yurts Nestled on the Runaround Pond near Portland, Maine

Durham, Maine (United States)

Unique Yurts Nestled on the Runaround Pond near Portland, Maine

3 units
18 guest capacity
Pets allowed
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Hosted by Peggy
  • Verified Host
  • Joined in 2014
  • More than 20 bookings


  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
These unique yurts are nestled on 100 acres of sublime land on the banks of Runaround Pond near Portland, Maine, and can accommodate six people each. At this glamping site, there are three different yurts available too book and each of them measures 24 feet in diameter.
Inside the yurts, there are two bunk beds, six pillows, one futon, a kitchen table with chairs, kitchen amenities such as dishes, cups, glasses, wine glasses, silverware, pots, pans, a cutting board, knives, a coffee pot, and more. Guests will also find a four-burner gas cooking stove with oven, a lantern, a wood stove with firewood, cards and games, a composting toilet, an outdoor BBQ grill, 10 gallons of utility water, and an outside shower.

Although there is no electricity or running water in the yurts, there are many other amenities to help make guests' camping experience comfortable and unforgettable.


  • Bunk bed
  • Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Dining table
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Stove
  • Dining room
  • Fire pit
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
These rentals are equipped with everything glampers will need to relax in style. Guests will find all the kitchen equipment needed to cook up a storm in their yurt before dining under the stars. There is also free parking available on-site.

The property is situated on the beautiful Runaround Pond, which has two shallow, river-like tributaries that are about two miles long. This is a lovely addition to the entire glamping experience, and guests can spend as much time here as they'd like.

Guest Services

  • Front desk service
This property is also suitable for events. Guests should inquire with the hosts.

Location + Surroundings

Nearby local services
  • Supermarket
  • Shopping
Located on 100 private acres on Runaround Pond in Durham, Maine, this property is nestled in a pristine setting perfect for an overnight, weekend, or week-long retreat. It is just five minutes from Bradbury Mountain State Park, 15 minutes from Freeport/L.L. Bean, and only 30 minutes from Portland. Nearby, guests can enjoy Pineland Farms, Lewiston, Auburn, and Brunswick. Durham is the hometown of Stephen King, and a stay at this family-friendly site promises to be truly unforgettable.


  • Winter sports
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Climbing
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Wildlife watching

Glampers will be spoiled for choice on how to spend their days here. They can enjoy seasonal adventures including kayaking, canoeing, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, cross-country skiing, ice skating, snowshoeing, or just sitting back, relaxing, and taking in the tranquil peace of the natural surroundings.

One of the best things to do while staying at this glamping site in Maine is to hike Bradbury Mountain, which is only five minutes from the property. Glampers also have the chance to visit the nearby town of Portland, which is just around 25 miles away from the site.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Accessibility & Safety

  • Wheelchair accessible

Cancellation policy

24-hour free cancellation
Fifteen: Cancellation is free up to 24 hours after your booking is confirmed and at least 15 days before check-in.

Additional Information

This is a pet-friendly rental in Maine, so four-legged friends are welcome.

The rates at this glamping site are based on double occupancy. For each additional guest after two, there is a $15 fee per night. Children can stay for free.

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